Norwegian Snowboard Awards

The Norwegian snowboard community gathered for the Norwegian Snowboard Awards when The Norwegian Snowboard Association threw down their annual award ceremony in Oslo. Snowboarders that you rarely see with anything but XXL steeze where all styled up in their most elegant suits and dresses.

The prize-giving ceremony went down well and this years winners where:

Rider of the year: Andreas Wiig/Kjersti Buaas
Rookie of the year: Gjermund Braaten/Kari Opsal Mæland
Photo of the year: Espen Lystad shooting Adi Velic
Video of the year: Notes by Factor Films
Videopart of the year: Erik Botner in Teenage love grafitti by Isenseven/Kjersti Buaas in See what I see by Roxy
Snowboard Club of the year: Geilo Il.
Standout of the Year: DnB NOR
Ildsjel (driving force/enthusiast) of the year: Henning Andersen TAC
Prize of honor: Truls Omtvedt


Henning Andersen from TAC looking pretty stoked about his award

After the ceremony Cables took the stage and rocked the crowd.


Snowboard rookie Kari Opsala accompanied by snowboarding ledgend Terje Haakonsen

Slammer Gala 2008

Their Finnish neighbours voted for the best shredders as well, their results were presented at the Slammer Gala 2008.

Snowboarder of the year: Peetu Piiroinen
Rail rider of the year: Eero Ettala
Freerider of the year: Jussi Oksanen
Freestyler of the year: Eero Ettala
Pipe rider of the year: Peetu Piiroinen
Lifetime achievement: Kalle Mustonen
Female rider of the year: Meri Peltonen
Movie part of the year: Heikki Sorsa
Rookie of the year: Niki Korpela
Event of the year: Wappulounas

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